Wembley Stadium April 24th

Manchester United 4 (Pearson, Andersen, Rowley 2) Blackpool 2 (Shimwell (Penalty), Mortensen)

Manchester United : Crompton, Carey, Aston, Anderson, Chiltern, Cockburn, Delaney, Morris, Rowley, Pearson, Mitten


Blackpool : Robinson, Shimwell, Crosland, Johnston, Hayward, Kelly, Matthews, Munro, Mortensen, Dick, Rickett

99,000 saw Manchester United first appearance in the FA Cup Final for 39 years,this time against Lancashire rivals Blackpool. A penalty in the 12th minute saw Blackpool take an early lead, with full-back Eddie Shimwell scoring from the spot, this was the first time a full back scored at Wembley.

Jack Rowley(Manchester United) equalised after 28 minutes only for Blackpool (Stan Mortensen) to re-take the lead 7 minutes later and go in at half time 2-1 up.

Blackpool held onto this lead for most of the second half but with 20 minutes left, Manchester United took a free kick quickly which was headed in by Jack Rowley, the game turned and with two goals in 2 minutes saw Manchester United lift the trophy.

An original Football programme of the 1948 FA Cup Final was recently sold for £227 on eBay, and a ticket stub was sold for £50.

Below are some items (mainly Football Programmes) that are currently listed on eBay that may have a connection with the 1948 FA Cup Final

1948 F.A. CUP FINAL PROGRAMME - BLACKPOOL v MANCHESTER U. 24/4/1948 NICE COPY
Current Price : £ 65.00
(0 Bids)-Closes in :
32 minutes 31 seconds

over 350 lowestoft town football programmes the glory years 2008-2020 many aways
Current Price : £ 50.00
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1 hours 1 minutes 45 seconds

1948 FA CUP FINAL BLACKPOOL V MANCHESTER UNITED PROGRAMME
Current Price : £ 85.00
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3 hours

Manchester United 1948 FA Cup final winners football trading cards
Current Price : £ 6.00


1948 FA CUP SEMI-FINAL BLACKPOOL V TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR ORIGINAL PROGRAMME FREEPOST
Current Price : £ 59.99


1948 FA CUP FINAL BLACKPOOL V MANCHESTER UNITED PROGRAMME FREEPOST
Current Price : £ 129.99


Manchester United FA Cup Final 1948 PROGRAMME - POSTFREE to UK
Current Price : £ 119.00


1948 FA CUP FINAL - REPRINT - Blackpool v Manchester United
Current Price : £ 8.99


1948 FA Cup FINAL Programme BLACKPOOL v MANCHESTER UNITED, 24th April (Org*)
Current Price : £ 159.99


BLACKPOOL v TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR FC - 1948 FA Cup Semi Final larger football pin
Current Price : £ 29.95


Blackpool v Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup Semi Final Football Programme 1948
Current Price : £ 75.50


FA AMATEUR CUP FINAL 1948 Leytonstone v Barnet @ Chelsea
Current Price : £ 59.99


FA AMATEUR CUP FINAL 1948 Leytonstone v Barnet @ Chelsea - score recorded inside
Current Price : £ 49.99


FA AMATEUR CUP FINAL 1948 Leytonstone v Barnet @ Chelsea - slightly marked
Current Price : £ 39.99


FA AMATEUR CUP SEMI FINAL 1948 Boldmere St Michaels v Barnet @ Arsenal
Current Price : £ 24.99


FA CUP FINAL PROGRAMME 1948 Blackpool v Manchester United
Current Price : £ 59.99


FA CUP SEMI FINAL 1948 Blackpool v Tottenham
Current Price : £ 69.99


FA CUP SEMI FINAL 1948 Blackpool v Tottenham - punch holes
Current Price : £ 29.99


FA CUP SEMI FINAL 1948 Derby County v Manchester United
Current Price : £ 49.99


FA CUP SEMI FINAL 1948 Derby County v Manchester United - slight mark
Current Price : £ 59.99